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Three Ways to Celebrate Independence Day on a Dime

Independence Day on a Dime

Independence Day on a Dime

Few holidays have the same sense of pride that Independence Day can bring.  Celebrating the birth of our nation can be so much fun.  However, if you’re really focusing on saving money, the Fourth of July can represent a bit of a challenge.

On one hand, you don’t want to spend much money, but you still want to have fun.  Luckily, it’s easier than you think to save money on the 4th while still enjoying the holiday.   Here are three things to keep in mind. Continue reading

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How to Teach Your Kids about Saving Money and Budgeting

Teach Your Kids to Save Money

Teach Your Kids to Save Money

Guest Post by Bethany Sistrunk

As a mother of four, remaining thrifty has been a top priority of my own for many years. However, it wasn’t until recently that I started to teach my kids about the values of saving and budgeting for themselves.

With one child attending a Boston law school program and myself returning to school to complete an online masters degree program, money was very tight in our family. This experience served as the perfect opportunity to show our younger kids that with smart budgeting and fiscal responsibility, even difficult financial situations didn’t have to lead to financial disaster.

Here are 5 top tips that I taught my kids about saving and budgeting: Continue reading

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Three Reasons that Mommy Bloggers Rock

Mommy Bloggers Rock

Mommy Bloggers Rock

We’ve done our fair share of posts that reference other bloggers.  However, we’ve never really published anything that focused solely upon mommy bloggers.  Today that all changes, because this post is all about mom bloggers and the imprint that they leave upon the blogospshere.  Follow us as we look at how mom blogs enrich the web, as well as point out three mom bloggers that really rock! Continue reading

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Camouflage Clothing – Not Just for Hunters

Mens Camo T-Shirt | Rock Bottom T-Shirts

Mens Camo T-Shirt

Through the years camouflage clothing has gone through many changes. Throughout history we’ve seen camouflage go from being accepted by the military as a staple, to being a hunter’s best friend all the way to where we are now which is mainstream fashion acceptance of camouflage.  Even through all of this many still regard camouflage as hunting gear.  We’re going to show you, in this post, why camo is no longer just for hunting. Continue reading


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